Historic Photos Blog Post Archive

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Historic Photos / Set # 92

Please Note: The art of photography has the ability to expose brutality and provide evidence of the utter failure of humanity.  Some Images may be disturbing...

Alice in Asia / Alice Roosevelt, the daughter of President Theodore Roosevelt, helped lead a delegation of government officials along with Secretary of War, William Howard Taft, to the Far East on a diplomatic mission to visit Japan, China, and the Philippines - 1905.

Charlie Chaplin in uniform on the set of ‘Shoulder Arms’- 1918.

D-Day veterans sitting across from themselves in the same plane that dropped them into Normandy - June 1944.

 The Beatles preparing to cross Abbey Road for their album cover shoot on August 8th, 1969.

Members of the Charles Manson "Family" Squeaky Fromme and Sandra Good.

 Six kids on a horse in Ottawa, Illinois, 1920.

A woman cares for a shoe-bird from the Berlin Zoo in her bathroom, to protect it during the final allied assault on the city - 1945.

Two seven-year-old paperboys, Nashville, Tennessee, 1910.

The speech where Adolph Hitler officially declared war on the United States - 1941.

The Statue of Liberty, preassembled and surrounded by supportive scaffolding, in Paris shortly before it was crated and shipped to the United States - 1885.

Dwight Eisenhower, Winston Churchill, and Omar Bradley firing M1 carbines, England 1944.

A beam of sunlight penetrates through the damaged roof of the Superdome as a few residents of the city of New Orleans remain inside following Hurricane Katrina - Photo by Mario Tama, September 2, 2005.

Caroline Kennedy walks on ahead while her father, JFK, carries her doll. January 1, 1963.

Medics help transport a wounded paratrooper to an awaiting evacuation helicopter during a fire fight on Hamburger Hill in the Shau Valley, South Vietnam - May 19, 1969.

A rare photograph of Adolph Hitler looking less than fabulous in shorts – Circa, 1920.

As a matter of tradition, acting Town Crier and Saltbearer of the city of London W.T. Boston, announces the Proclamation of War to the public from the steps of the Royal Exchange on September 4, 1939.

BSA Brand (Birmingham Small Arms Company) Bicycle Shop, 1910.

A construction worker tightens bolts on the steel skeleton of the Empire State Building with the Chrysler Building seen in the background - 1930.

Manhattan yard of tenement buildings with laundry hung out to dry. New York, Circa 1900.

Street Scene of New York City / Colorized Photo - 1946.

Marilyn Monroe Meets Queen Elizabeth II, 1956.

An overturned T-55 tank in Prague, Czechoslovakia - 1990.

A beggar running alongside King George V’s coach in England, Circa - 1920.

Displaced former residents of the Gulf Coast take refuge within the Houston Astrodome in the wake of Hurricane Katrina - Photo by David Portnoy / September 2005.

Caroline and John F. Kennedy Jr. at the Robert F. Kennedy Pro-Celebrity Tennis Tournament in Flushing Meadows Park, New York City - August 27, 1977.

Glenn Strange as Frankenstein and Ann Blyth as a mermaid / The two movies were being filmed near each other in 1948.

Space Chimp Lives!  Chimp named Ham survives space flight, paving the way for human astronauts – 1961.

Additional References___________________________________ 
Special thanks to the following additional online collection sources and archives... Tumblr, Pinterest, Shorpy, Life Magazine, Historical Times, Reddit,  Histoire-fanatique, Getty Images, Harris & Ewing, The Nifty Fifties, Farm Security Administration, Classicland, History Wars, Historic Photo, Houk Gallery, Mundovigilia, Those Old Times, The Story in Pictures, National Photo Company, Office of War Information, United States Armed Forces, NASA, Detroit Publishing Company...

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